Durham University

Credit crunch hits cash-strapped homeowners

Homeowners have drawn on their biggest asset, the roof over their heads, not to fund 'champagne moments' but to get through hard times; that's the finding of a preliminary study by Durham University.

Dec 11, 2008
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Luminescence shines new light on proteins

A chance discovery by a team of scientists using optical probes means that changes in cells in the human body could now be seen in a completely different light.

Nov 11, 2008
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Cosmic eye sheds light on early galaxy formation

A Cosmic Eye has given scientists a unique insight into galaxy formation in the very early Universe. Using gravity from a foreground galaxy as a zoom lens the team was able to see a young star-forming galaxy ...

Oct 08, 2008
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New stem cell tools to aid drug development

SCIENTISTS have designed, developed and tested new molecular tools for stem cell research to direct the formation of certain tissue types for use in drug development programmes.

Sep 03, 2008
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